MapR-FS is a POSIX file system that provides distributed, reliable, high performance, scalable, and full read/write data storage for the MapR Converged Data Platform. MapR-FS supports the HDFS API, fast NFS access, access controls MapR ACEs, and transparent data compression. MapR-FS includes enterprise-grade features such as block-level mirroring for mission-critical disaster recovery as well as load balancing, and consistent snapshots for easy data recovery.
With MapR-FS, you get a complete POSIX file system that handles raw disk I/O for big data workloads. You can run it as an enterprise-wide NAS to run existing file system-based applications and systems. It supports:
You can deploy clusters that run on MapR-FS throughout the world and benefit from the architectural innovations that enable speed and scalability advantages.